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Rift Widens Between Trump and Business Leaders

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A strong rebuke of the president by the chief executive of Walmart came as six other business leaders stepped down from a presidential advisory council.

In Ukraine, a Malware Expert Who Could Blow the Whistle on Russian Hacking

For the first time, an actual witness has emerged in the hack of the Democratic National Committee, and he has been interviewed by the F.B.I.

Trump Says Bannon Is ‘Not a Racist,’ but His Job Status Remains in Doubt

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The president defended his embattled chief strategist even as Washington waits for Stephen K. Bannon’s departure from the White House.

Trump Defends Initial Remarks on Charlottesville; Again Blames ‘Both Sides’

The president said he did nothing wrong in his first remarks on Saturday following racial unrest in Virginia.

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Looming War Games Alarm North Korea, but May Be a Bargaining Chip

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Joint military exercises between the United States and South Korea, which are set to begin Monday, could provide an opening for efforts to reduce tensions over the North’s nuclear program.

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China’s Crackdown on North Korea Over U.N. Sanctions Starts to Pinch

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A ban on North Korean seafood exports began to be felt this week, curtailing an easy source of cash for the North Korean government but angering Chinese wholesalers.

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Baltimore Removes Confederate Statues in Overnight Operation

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Small crowds gathered and the mood was “celebratory,” days after violence broke out over the removal of a monument in Virginia.

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2 Sisters in Charlottesville Sue Far-Right Leaders Over Car Attack

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The lawsuit names 28 defendants, including the man suspected to be the driver and organizers of the white nationalist rally.

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Editorial: Mr. Trump Makes a Spectacle of Himself

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Given one more chance to condemn white supremacists, the president takes up their talking points instead.

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Historians Question Trump’s Comments on Confederate Monuments

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The president said removing Confederate monuments was “changing history.” But historians say that monuments don’t always tell the story we think.

Op-Ed Contributor: Why Confederate Monuments Must Fall

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They aren’t about heritage or history. They are tools of white supremacy.

‘Wow’: Stunned TV Hosts Reacted in Real Time to Trump

President Trump’s fiery news conference left many on cable news networks searching for ways to describe what they had just seen, and partisan lines blurred in the process.

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Trump Gives White Supremacists an Unequivocal Boost

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During a shouting-match of a news conference, an angry president asserted that “alt-left” activists in Charlottesville were as much to blame as neo-Nazis.

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Donald Trump, Charlottesville, North Korea: Your Tuesday Evening Briefing

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Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.

Full Transcript and Video: Trump’s News Conference in New York

President Trump on Tuesday made remarks on the violence in Charlottesville, Va., Confederate statues, his outlook on Stephen Bannon and more.

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Asia and Australia Edition: North Korea, Iran, Sierra Leone: Your Wednesday Briefing

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Here’s what you need to know to start your day.

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Op-Docs: A Conversation With Native Americans on Race

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Native Americans challenge their invisibility in society.

Op-Ed Contributor: What Jewish Children Learned From Charlottesville

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I thought this generation was free of the anti-Semitism I knew. On Saturday, that changed.

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Walmart’s C.E.O. Joins Group to Rebuke Trump Over Charlottesville

Doug McMillon, Walmart’s chief executive, said the president “missed a critical opportunity to help bring our country together.”

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Swastikas, Shields and Flags: Branding Hate in Charlottesville

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We decode the symbols of hate that white supremacists, Nazis and alt-right groups display at their marches, including the violent gathering in Charlottesville, Va.

Tuesday, Aug 15

How the Violence Unfolded in Charlottesville, Virginia

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White nationalists and counterprotesters blamed each other and the police for the violence that erupted in Charlottesville, Va., on Saturday. Amateur video verified by The New York Times paints a picture of how the events led to one death…

Far Right Plans Its Next Moves With a New Energy

Some white supremacists and right-wing extremists were making arrangements to appear at future marches, and others were planning to run for office.

New Outcry as Trump Rebukes Charlottesville Racists 2 Days Later

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President Trump bowed to pressure that he personally condemn white supremacists who incited violence in Virginia, but neither supporters nor critics were satisfied.

Sessions Emerges as Forceful Figure in Condemning Charlottesville Violence

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions earned cautious praise from critics for his early steps in denouncing white nationalism and opening a civil rights investigation.

Monday, Aug 14

U.S. Rallies Behind Charlottesville

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Vigils were held across the country on Sunday to honor the life of Heather D. Heyer, who was killed a day earlier while protesting a rally of white nationalists.

White House Acts to Stem Fallout From Trump’s First Charlottesville Remarks

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A statement from the White House, under siege over President Trump’s initial comments, on Sunday condemned “white supremacists” for inciting violence that left a woman dead.

Hurt and Angry, Charlottesville Tries to Regroup From Violence

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After a white nationalist rally led to melees and the death of a 32-year-old woman, the city tried to recover — as the police, in particular, came in for criticism.

Heather Heyer, Charlottesville Victim, Is Recalled as ‘a Strong Woman’

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Her supervisor said that Ms. Heyer, a paralegal, was a passionate advocate for the disenfranchised and was often moved to tears by injustice.

Sunday, Aug 13

On Campus: What U.Va. Students Saw in Charlottesville

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“The alt-right rally,” said one student, “had nothing to do with a statue. It was about intimidation.”

Op-Ed Contributor: What Trump Got Wrong on Charlottesville

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President Trump spoke about the violence in Charlottesville, Va., at a previously scheduled event on health care for veterans on Saturday.

Man Charged After White Nationalist Rally in Charlottesville Ends in Deadly Violence

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Protests of a plan to remove a statue of a Confederate general led to clashes that left at least one person dead and 34 others injured, officials said.

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Charlottesville and the Bigotocracy

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It is disheartening for black folk to see such a vile and despicable replay of history.

Saturday, Aug 12

Trump Is Criticized for Not Calling Out White Supremacists

Speaking from his golf club in New Jersey, the president did not specifically criticize the marching white supremacists or their Nazi-era slogans.

Opinion: Making Affirmative Action White Again

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Depression-era policies conferred enormous benefits on whites, but many blacks were left out.

Trump Eyes China Sanctions While Seeking Its Help on North Korea

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The American president is trying to enlist Beijing in his struggle with North Korea even as the White House is set to announce trade crackdown.

Op-Ed Contributor: Tom Brokaw: Friends Across Barbed Wire and Politics

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The friendship between Norman Mineta and Alan Simpson, who met at an internment camp for Japanese-Americans, reminds us of what Washington has lost.

Friday, Aug 11

Trump Says Military Is ‘Locked and Loaded’ and North Korea Will ‘Regret’ Threats

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As he renewed his warning against Kim Jong-un, the North Korean leader, President Trump also suggested possible U.S. military action in Venezuela.

Opinion: Stop Treating 70- and 90-Year-Olds the Same

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Human diversity reaches its apex in old age, but health care doesn’t reflect that.

News Analysis: Even the Most Precise Strike on North Korea Could Prompt Retaliation

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A limited U.S. action, like knocking out a missile before it launches, could set off a spiral of escalation.

Trump Doubles Down on Threats Against North Korea as Nuclear Tensions Escalate

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The president said that perhaps his earlier “fire and fury” comment was not strong enough, though he did say he was open to negotiations with the North Koreans.